Publication: Healthcare Today

First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Scientists discover how sperm latches onto egg

17th April 2014 HoHow does the sperm latch onto the egg in sexual reproduction? Scientists have found an answer after trying for a decade. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bowel cancer screening warning

16th April 2014 The uptake of the bowel cancer screenings among the eligible 60- to 74-year-old group is currently at a national level of 58%, which is lower than both cervical and breast cancer screenings (79% and 72% respectively).The charity, Beating ... [Published Healthcare Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

New suppliers to replace RiO in London

9th April 2014 Community and mental health trusts in London are 'working like fury' to put new system in to replace RiO before October 2015 deadline. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - 5 hours ago]
Entities: London, Deadline
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Five HES data breaches admitted by HSCIC

9th April 2014 The Health and Social Care Information centre admits to data breaches after a Freedom of Information Act request. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - 17 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

More needed to prevent hospital infection, says watchdog

17th April 2014Share this page CommentsThere are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!Post your commentOnly registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.Your email address:Your comment will be checked ... [Published Healthcare Today - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Infectious, Healthcare
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Fruit juices contain too much sugar

7th April 2014 Analysis shows many fruit juices and smoothies contain more sugar than the WHO recommends. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Sugar, Fruit
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Police mental health pilot launched

8th April 2014 NHS England launches £25m pilot scheme to improve treatment of people with mental health conditions. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Police, NHS, England
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

RCN warns MPs about nurse morale

8th April 2014 The recent decision not to award a 1% rise in staff pay has left nurse morale 'at an all-time low' says the chief executive of the RCN. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

How to get more vitamin D

2nd April 2014 Five ways to get more vitamin D. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Vitamin D, Acquisition
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

GP opening hours to benefit 'seven million patients'

15th April 2014 The prime minister announced in October that £50m would be made available to GP services to operate outside normal hours and by methods including phone, email and Skype.The high levels of interest in the original plans saw the scheme extended ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Early help could prevent teens' mental health issues progressing

15th April 2014Mental health problems are distressing. Up to 850,000 children and young people in the UK had a diagnosed mental health problem, and many more go undiagnosed.A new Australian study, followed a group of teenagers for 16 years, to see how ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rise in scarlet fever

7th April 2014 Public Health England says there has been rise in scarlet fever across England. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]

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"We know that bowel cancer screening saves lives by leading to early diagnosis yet in some areas fewer than half of those eligible are actually taking it up."
He also said: "The government must take further action so that community, social and urgent care work in tandem to deliver truly holistic care to patients" he said. Share this page
Dr Liudi Jiang from the University of Southampton, who is leading the project, said: "A large number of lower limb amputees may suffer from nerve damage and they have reduced skin sensation. That means they don't feel the pain or the tissue injury as effectively as we do. And it may be too late, because once that soft tissue is compromised it could lead to infection and could be really serious.”"
Charles Gore, chief executive at the Hepatitis C Trust, said: "This is a turning point. I think it is incredibly exciting. We suddenly have the opportunity to eliminate the virus in the UK - even without a vaccine." Share this page

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Scientists discover how sperm latches onto egg [Published Healthcare Today - 2 hours ago]
New suppliers to replace RiO in London [Published Healthcare Today - 5 hours ago]
Bowel cancer screening warning [Published Healthcare Today - 6 hours ago]
More needed to prevent hospital infection, says... [Published Healthcare Today - 6 hours ago]
Five HES data breaches admitted by HSCIC [Published Healthcare Today - 17 hours ago]
RCN warns MPs about nurse morale [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
Police mental health pilot launched [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
How to get more vitamin D [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
Fruit juices contain too much sugar [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 16 2014]
Early help could prevent teens' mental health i... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
Watchdog claims out-of-hours GP care 'diabolical' [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
GP opening hours to benefit 'seven million pati... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
Rise in scarlet fever [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
GSK investigate alleged bribery in Iraq [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
Researchers develop pressure sensors for amputees [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
Wearable neuro app for Google Glass [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
How to know when you are deficient in zinc [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 15 2014]
New treatment for hepatitis C [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 14 2014]
CQC told of 'racially motivated bullying' [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 14 2014]
Concern over public health [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 13 2014]
Lung cancer survival rate poor [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 12 2014]
Unison plans ballot for industrial action [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 12 2014]
Prostate cancer tests underestimate severity [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 11 2014]
Obesity shortens colon cancer survival [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 11 2014]
'Big mistake' putting GPs in NHS 111 call centres [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 11 2014]
Call for merged NHS and social-care budget [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 11 2014]
People with cirrhosis should be monitored for l... [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 11 2014]
Approval for no brand cigarette packets [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 11 2014]
Mental health cuts costing NHS millions [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 10 2014]
Weight loss drug recalled [Published Healthcare Today - Apr 10 2014]
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